Surfer Marques Perez Jr. died on Sunday, September 25, 2018, of cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu, California.
He was 56 years old.
A memorial service was held for Perez on Monday, September 26, 2018.
According to his Instagram page, Perez began surfing surfing in Malago in 2005, with his first event being at a surf spot in Venice called Surf City.
The surfing world has been devastated by his passing, with people from all over the world reaching out to the family and friends of Perez.
His brother, who had a previous relationship with Perez, is still grieving the loss of their father, Perez Jr., the uncle of Perez Jr, who was killed in a car crash on July 28, 2018 in San Diego.